Region 12 Virginia Odyssey of the Mind

Region 12 Tournament – 18 March 2017

Tournament is scheduled for 18 March 2017 at Manassas Park HS & MS.

Please note, tournament fee will be $85.00 due to overall increase in school use costs.

Spontaneous Workshop – 21 January 2017 – Session 2 is Full!

This Spontaneous Workshop is conducted in a “tournament like” environment – it is NOT a competition!

Each Team performs two spontaneous problems and watches another team perform two problems. Team members plus coaches (limit 2) can participate. Partial teams and substitute coaches are welcome to participate if necessary. Each team must provide a volunteer to help us make the workshop a success.  Coaches are encouraged to be the team volunteer.  This is open to Division I, II, and III teams only.  Sorry – No Primary teams.

Space is limited to 64 teams on a first come first served basis using online registration in advance.

Cost is $80 per team – Participating team will receive a Spontaneous Kit – FREE!

Click here for additional information.

Balsa “Crush-a-thon” – February 11, 2017

The “Balsa Crush-a-thon” is for balsa teams who want to test their structure prior to the tournament.

  1. Teams can actually crush their structure(s) if you don’t have a crusher apparatus and weights
  2. Become familiar with the equipment before the tournament
  3. This is a FREE event open to any Odyssey balsa team

Click here for more information

Judge Registration is Open!

Click below to register as an all day tournament judge.  You must be 18 or older to be a tournament judge and must attend Judges Training on 25 February, 2017 at Rocky Run MS in Centreville, VA.  Click here to read more information on the specific judging roles.

Click here to begin Judge Registration

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Welcome To Northern Virginia Odyssey

Northern Virginia Odyssey has five Regional Boundaries.  This website supports the Odyssey of the Mind program in Prince William County and lower parts of Fairfax County known as Region 12 – NoVA South. Click here to see which schools / organizations in Region 12 have registered an Odyssey of the Mind program.

Click here for searchable database of the all public schools, private schools, and home schools organizations which currently participate in Odyssey of the Mind in Northern Virginia.  Here are links to the other regions of Northern Virginia Odyssey of the Mind program:

If you don’t see your school but want to start the program, contact us at